I've been so bad.

17/09/2012 20:53
I haven't done much studying this past week so I really have to get some done this week. I want to get ahead of the game because I'm going on holiday 13th Oct for a week and I'd rather not take my stuff with me.


Time to start getting serious.

13/09/2012 13:30
Well hello! This is my very first blog.   I'm very excited about starting my new course - DD101 Introducting the Social Sciences. It is as subject I have been interested in for several years and I put off applying for any courses because I didn't believe I had the intelligence to complete the course.    Back in February I had a miscarriage and it took me several months to, not get over it as such because it's not something you can ever get over, but I learned to cope. I realised that I was working in a dead end job that I was basically just doing because I had nothing else to do. That was when I decided that it was time to get serious about my life. I am only 24 years old and I want to do something with my life before I get to that age where I get stuck in a rut and won't do anything about it. So I signed up for this course which will eventually (hopefully) lead to the Criminology and Psychology degree.   I am very lucky that I have a supportive...


Events Calendar

TMA 01 Due

29/10/2012 00:00
TMA 01 Due Today   Question: Drawing on what you have learnt from the "Making Social Lives" DVD and Learning Companion 1, outline how material things on City Road favour the activities of some groups of people over others.   I am glad they gave us an easy question to start off with. :D 



Hello! Welcome to my blog! I have recently started doing a course with the Open University called "Introducing Social Science". We are advised to keep a "Study Journal" and I decided that an online blog was a good way to do that. This way, I can share it with other students doing the same course as me and we can discuss ideas and problems we are having.

Open University YouTube Channel

I thought we may all find this channel useful.


Date: 13/09/2012

By: Stevi Faccenda

Subject: Study Groups

If anybody lives in Falkirk or any of the surrounding areas and fancies starting up a study group give me a shout! I'd love to get involved.




Krystallia's Musings


What is your favourite study method?

Note taking




Recording myself reading / reading aloud

All of the above

Total votes: 1